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Ohio board receives petition to add 'Bengals/Browns fan' as condition to get medical marijuana

Posted at 2:48 PM, Jan 07, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-09 07:33:26-05

CLEVELAND — The pain of defeat Browns fans experience over and over again can sometimes be too much bear. According to the State Medical Board of Ohio, someone submitted a petition to add "Bengals/Browns Fans" as a qualifying condition under the Ohio Medical Marijuana Control Program.

During the 2019 petition window from Nov.1 through Dec. 31, the board received 28 petitions for potential new qualifying conditions. Marked as No. 10 on the list, “Bengals/Browns Fans” was listed as a condition that should be considered.

On Feb. 12, the medical board committee is expected to meet, where they will decide which petitions should be considered. A final vote on new qualifying conditions is expected this summer.

The following petitions were submitted for consideration:

1. Anxiety

2. Anxiety

3. Anxiety, Depression

4. Anxiety, Depression, Bipolar Disorder

5. Anxiety, Depression, Bipolar Disorder, Arthritis

6. Asperger’s Disorder

7. Autism Spectrum Disorder

8. Autism Spectrum Disorder

9. Autism Spectrum Disorder

10. Bengals/Browns Fans

11. Cachexia/Wasting Syndrome

12. Chronic Back Chronic Hip

13. Depression

14. Diabetes, Hypoglycemia, Hyperglycemia, Concussions

15. Epstein-Barr

16. Gastroesophageal reflux disease

17. Generalized Anxiety Disorder

18. Generalized Anxiety Disorder

19. HIV/AIDS, Parkinson's

20. Insomnia

21. Lupus

22. Opioid Use Disorder

23. Opioid Use Disorder

24. Panic Attack and Anxiety

25. PTSD, Depression, Anxiety

26. Severe Social Anxiety

27. Stage 4 Breast Lung Lymph Nodes Cancer

28. Traumatic Brain Injury, Chronic Pain

All petitions letters must include letters of support provided by physicians, relevant medical or scientific evidence, among other requirements.

The next condition petition window will be Nov. 1 – Dec. 31, 2020.

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